Thursday, March 10, 2011

When the spirit moves you!


I invited my son over for dinner tonight, so he, my husband and I were enjoying a meal together. I had prepared chicken breasts with fresh rosemary, artichokes and then a serving of rice. A very simple meal. As we were having a pleasant conversation I looked at my MacKenzie-Childs platter, plates and cups and then to my left at a cute little Easter village building I had recently purchased along with two bottle brush trees. I had not decided yet where I was going to put the building. It hit me like a bolt of lightening that it all went together! I pushed my half-eaten dinner away, got up and immediately started "playing" with a scene that was coming to me fast and furious. My guys hadn't a clue what had gotten in to me... but I just told them that when the spirit moves ya, you need to act on it! Surely you know what I mean.... The men just shook their heads and kept on eating.

Hurray! I'm just in the nick of time for Show and Tell Friday
at My Romantic Home. Come for a visit!!

14 comments:

Lori E said...

Very fun. It makes me think of a fairytale.

Prior said...

I hope up and do things like that all the time, don't even know I'm thinking about it until I jump up! I love your little scene and I've enjoyed reading about the milk glass punch bowl and the pic of your mom, how sweet...I had a base, never found the punch bowl for it, used it for soap holder in bathroom, but broke it a couple of days ago. Lezlee

Heidi said...

Funny! I do the same sort of thing all the time. I can't sit still most of the time!

Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

Isn't that great when it happens...it looks wonderful!

Theresa said...

I know exactly what you mean! It is almost 7AM here and I want to do some decorating in the bedroom! BUT, Papa Bear is still snoozing! I hope the spirit is still with me when he wakes up!

Have a blessed day my friend, HUGS!

Deb said...

looks really nice...the dinner sounds yummy

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

LOL I don't think many men do get it but at least mine has learned to live with it ... looks great all together too.
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Laura said...

You are absolutely right.
I need to do it before I forget!

It looks wonderful.


Laura

Sharing Shadymont said...

It's lovely! Ha ha, I've done the exact same thing. I was up a little early this AM so I moved a few little things around. If hubby had been awake he would have said, "what are you doin'?" Then he would have just shook his head!

I think it's a disease or something. Do you think there's a support group for us?

Blessings!
Kathy

Rita said...

Sounds like a woman to me!!! Why is it we just can't sit still at times? Men just don't understand us, do they? You put a pretty vinyette together!

Kuki said...

I can totally relate...my family has also thought on more than one occasion that I've "lost it" when moved by the spirit! Love the vignette!

Donna @ The House on the Corner said...

Too Cute!! You and the scene!!!

Simple meals at my house are chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese! I think I'd rather eat at your house!

A Vintage Chic said...

I DO know what you mean! It's beautiful, Karen! Sounds like a yummy dinner, too!

Hope you're having a wonderful weekend, my friend!

Julie

Sue said...

Karen, I love MacKenzie-Childs items~ there is just something so sweet and whimsical about them. Your little vignette came together well. I used to collect small houses similar to yours. They were called the Cat's Meow collection.
Still have them and pull them out at Christmas to create a village.
It is funny how the mood strikes us and we stop whatever we're doing to do what we "need" to do. *grin* I'm glad you came by for a visit. I love my riding helmet. Its color is definitely atypical. Wanted to say that your home down in Mexico was most certainly the culmination of a lot of vision and hard work. It looks lovely, and what a place for the family to gather! ~ Sue